Numeric Search

  1. To search the catalogue for holdings select CataloguingSearch the Catalogue.

    Catalogue Menu
  2. When searching for cataloguing purposes it is important to ensure that you search the entire consortium.

    Search Library
    1. (GLCONS is the Green Land Consortium on Sitka’s training server.)
  3. Select the Numeric Search tab. It will be open by default if it’s set as your Default Search Pane.

    Numeric Search screen
  4. You can search by ISBN, UPC, ISSN, LCCN, TCN, or Item Barcode.

    Numeric Search options
  5. Enter your search criteria and click Search.

    Numeric Search select Search
  6. Your results are displayed. Refer to the section called “Viewing Search Results for Cataloguing Purposes” for information on determining which result to add your holding to.

    two search results


    • UPC’s are only recognized by the Numeric Search when the 024 indicator 1 is coded as "1" for Universal Product Code.
    • If searching a LCCN do not use a hyphen, add a 0 in place of a hyphen, e.g. 2001001234.
    • If an OCLC number is nine digits then Evergreen uses ocn as a prefix. For example: ocn123456789.
    • If an OCLC number is less than 8 digits then Evergreen uses ocm as a prefix. In addition Evergreen will automatically prefix the number with zeros so that it is nine digits. For example: ocm01234567, or ocm00123456.

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